Verbs ending in -cer in the present tense in French

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Verbs ending in -cer in the present tense

In the present tense, verbs that end in -cer, such as placer (to put) or avancer (to advance) are conjugated like regular first group verbs (ending in -er), except that the c becomes ç in the first person plural (nous form).
Other verbs where the same rule applies : effacer (to erase), commencer (to begin), annoncer (to announce) etc.
placer en
Je place
Tu places
Il place/elle place
Nous plaçons
Vous placez
Ils placent/elles placent
avancer en
Tu avances
Il avance/elle avance
Nous avançons
Vous avancez
Ils avancent/elles avancent

- Est-ce que vous avancez bien sur ce dossier ? - Non, nous avançons très lentement !!!
- Are you progressing nicely with this file? -No, we’re making very slow progress!!!

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